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The Lost Library - The Autobiography of a Culture, Mehring, Walter
141 The Lost Library - The Autobiography of a Culture
Mehring, Walter
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 290 pp. with index. Translated by Richard and Clara Winston. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), a few tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges (match-head or smaller in size), one 1/3" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a refugee from Europe during World War II living in exile in America, who gradually reassembles the books of his father's library after receiving them.. As book after book is unpacked and re-examined, it seems as though the story of the history of Europe as revealed in lts literary history is retelling itself. 019234

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Shadow War: European Resistance 1939-1945, Michel, Henri
142 The Shadow War: European Resistance 1939-1945
Michel, Henri
Harper & Row 1972 06-012936-0 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 416 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 012204

Price: 25.00 USD
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There are No Islands, Anymore: Lines Written in Passion and in Deep Concern for England, France and My Own Country, Millay, Edna St. Vincent
143 There are No Islands, Anymore: Lines Written in Passion and in Deep Concern for England, France and My Own Country
Millay, Edna St. Vincent
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1940 First Wraps Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue/green wraps with black lettering on cover (stapled binding). No chipping or creasing, a couple of very miniscule closed edge tears. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 10 pgs., set by hand in Bulmer type at the Golden Hind Press in Madison, New Jersey, printed and bound by the Haddon Craftsmen in Camden, NJ for Harper & Brothers. 011600

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Naval Air War, 1939-1945, Miller, Nathan
144 The Naval Air War, 1939-1945
Miller, Nathan
Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co. Of America 1980 0933852118 / 9780933852112 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Liberally illustrated with black and white photographs. 224 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one short closed tear at top of spine edge, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025310

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Forrestal Diaries, Millis, Walter (Editor)
145 The Forrestal Diaries
Millis, Walter (Editor)
New York Viking Press 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"Published by the Viking Press in October 1951" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with red cloth spine, gold title on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 581 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Jacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), has small chip at upper right corner of front panel (size of half a dime), surface wear and one tiny chip (grain of rice) at rear spine fold, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Drawn from the fifteen loose-leaf diaries left at the White House by James Forrestal shortly before his suicide. Kept for his private information and not intended for publication, the diaries cover his personal involvement as Secretary of the Navy and first Secretary of Defense, in the national and world issues of the critical years following World War II. 019587

Price: 30.00 USD
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Landscape Painted With Tea, Milorad Pavic
146 Landscape Painted With Tea
Milorad Pavic
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0394582179 / 9780394582177 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in dust jacket. Dark brown boards with rust brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to edges of boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated from the Serbo-Croatian by christina Privicevic-Zoric. 339 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, very shallow chipping to top edges (1/16" max). Jacket illustration by Graham Rust. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This novel is the tale of a mysterious quest that is part modern Odyssey and part detective crossword, with whole chapters that form actual clues "across" and "down." It begins with the story of a brilliant but failed architect in Belgrade and his search for his father, an officer who vanished in Greece during World War II. 026396

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Moorish Literature, Malayan Literature; Chinese Literature, Arabian Literature; Turkish Literature; Babylonian and Assyrian Literature, Armenian Literature; Persian Literature (Volume 1); Persian Literature (Volume II), Japanese Literature - set of SIX 3/4 leather bound volumes, Miscellaneous
147 Moorish Literature, Malayan Literature; Chinese Literature, Arabian Literature; Turkish Literature; Babylonian and Assyrian Literature, Armenian Literature; Persian Literature (Volume 1); Persian Literature (Volume II), Japanese Literature - set of SIX 3/4 leather bound volumes
Miscellaneous
London / New York The Colonial Press 1900 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Lovely set of six books with red, gold and cream marbled boards, red morroco leather spines and corners, stamped gold lettering and small decorations on spine. Very clean, all bindings tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Very slight edge chipping to marbled boards, all leather in great shape with small shallow chip at top spine edge of only one volume. Beautiful marbled endpapers. No names, writing or marks - all pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Printed on quality paper. Sepia frontispiece illustration with printed tissue guard in each book, several additional color illustrations. 027350

Price: 120.00 USD
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The Rib of the Green Umbrella, Mitchison, Naomi
148 The Rib of the Green Umbrella
Mitchison, Naomi
London Collins 1962 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Edward Ardizzone, Illustrator 
Second printing in dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with black spine, silver illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. 160 pp. Illustrated jacket is price clipped, has very light soiling, short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020874

Price: 20.00 USD
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Gallipoli, Moorehead, Alan
149 Gallipoli
Moorehead, Alan
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Early printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean rust-orange marbled boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date on half-title page. Illustrated with black and white plates. 384 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The whole story of the most controversial military campaign of World War II - an epic of human gallantry and folly. 024961

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P.O.W., Morgan, Guy
150 P.O.W.
Morgan, Guy
New York Whittlesey House 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Lt. John Worsley, Illustrator 
First Edition, in clean orginal unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped silver lettering and barbed wire decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Lt. John Worsley, Official Navy War Artist. 226 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap); has hint of edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Captured by the Germans in November 1943, Morgan's imprisonment took him into six enemy camps and four German hospitals, from Jugo-Slavia to Northern Italy, to Silesia, Sudetenland, and Hanover in the Reich. This is the story of his brilliant triumph over monotony and despair--the triumph of a keen, analytical mind and a fine literary talent. The book is illustrated by the drawings of a fellow prisoner. Scarce book. 022023

Price: 45.00 USD
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Fortress Without a Roof: The Allied Bombing of the Third Reich, Morrison, Wilbur H.
151 Fortress Without a Roof: The Allied Bombing of the Third Reich
Morrison, Wilbur H.
New York St. Martin's Press 1982 0-312-29981-8 / 9780312299811 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 322 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new, collectible quality. 8vo. World War II. 013657

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Proving Ground, Morriss, Mack
152 The Proving Ground
Morriss, Mack
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to corner tips, very light wear to spine edges (no fraying), slight surface rubbing above title box at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers, with neatly penned previous owner name on inside corner of rear fixed endpaper. "I" on copyright page. 373 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny shallow edge chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An American boy, a child of the Propoganda Age, enters the Armed Forces of the United States in 1940 and discovers the difference between ballyhoo and the facts. 8vo. Fiction. 015849

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Big War, Myrer, Anton
153 The Big War
Myrer, Anton
New York Appleton Century Crofts 1957 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page indicating first printing. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 463 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips and slight wear at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into film titled "In Love and War" starring Robert Wagner. 8vo. Fiction. 016041

Price: 150.00 USD
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The War Years 1939-1945 - Volume II of Diaries and Letters, Nicolson, Harold (Edited by Nigel Nicolson)
154 The War Years 1939-1945 - Volume II of Diaries and Letters
Nicolson, Harold (Edited by Nigel Nicolson)
New York Atheneum 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; small previous owner initials and date at top edge of half-title page. 511 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Jacket is quite clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (faint wrinkle at base of spine edge). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019808

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Bunker, O'Donnell, James P.
155 The Bunker
O'Donnell, James P.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1978 0395257190 / 9780395257197 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with metallic lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean (one very small dot on front free endpaper). Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, no chips, one short closed edge tear with associated small crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The riveting story of the last days inside Hitler's underground hideout in Berlin. 027218

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Farmers Hotel, O'Hara, John
156 The Farmers Hotel
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first printing in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards, black title box with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no bumping, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Slight browning to narrow vertical strip of gutter area of front free endpaper, tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 153 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket designed by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II is not price clipped ($2.00 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few tiny nicks and short closed edge tears. Hint of faint soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 015268

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Great Impersonation, Oppenheim, E. Phillips
157 The Great Impersonation
Oppenheim, E. Phillips
New York Triangle 1939 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Triangle Books Edition (1939) in clean illustrated dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 322 pages. Dust jacket has wear and small tears at top spine edge, a few additional very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Considered by some to be Oppenheim's greatest spy story. Leaving England under suspicion as a murderer, Sir Everard Dominey turns up in German East Africa after ten years of wandering and is rescued from death in the jungle by the German Commandant, Baron von Ragastein, a former fellow-student at Oxford. What follows is a story of impersonation, romance, and a revelation of the German espionage system that is filled with suspense - and a mystery that the reader won't solve until the end of the story. 023804

Price: 20.00 USD
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Dear Miss Breed, Oppenheim, Joanne
158 Dear Miss Breed
Oppenheim, Joanne
Scholastic Nonfiction 2006 0439569923 / 9780439569927 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First printing in clean unclipped jacket. Glossy illustrated boards. Large book - 8-3/4" x 10-1/2". No wear, binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs, images and drawings. 288 pages. Clean crisp dustjacket is not price clipped (22.99 US on front inside flap), unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True stories of the Japanese American incarcerations during World War II and a Librarian who made a difference. 022032

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From the Mouth of the Lion - Told by a Prisoner of Japan, Osborn, L. C.
159 From the Mouth of the Lion - Told by a Prisoner of Japan
Osborn, L. C.
Elyria, Ohio, USA L. C. Osborne 1943 First softcover Very Good 
Beige softcover booklet, staple bound, with red decoration and black and red lettering on cover. No chipping. Clean except for extremely faint spot on cover (size of a nickel). Very small crease at lower front corner. 64 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and maps. No names, writing or marks. Light foxing to first and last page. True story of a man who was a missionary in China for 27 years who became a prisoner of the Chinese Revolutionists and then a prisoner of the Japanese. 018499

Price: 15.00 USD
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Two Women and a War, Paquin, Grete and Renate Hagen
160 Two Women and a War
Paquin, Grete and Renate Hagen
Philadelphia Muhlenberg Press 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Hint of slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. There is some tape residue on otherwise clean gray endpapers; very small previous owner name label (return address label) at upper corner of front free endpaper. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, slight fading to spine, slight darkening to upper and lower edges from reinforcement tape applied to blank side of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 015101

Price: 30.00 USD
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